The Bay Area is famous for its microclimates. Learn about the patterns of rain, sun, and wind that make our home what it is.

San Francisco in the rain

Why October Rain Matters

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Major October rain is in the forecast for the first time in five years. As they say in sports, sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good.

It’s a Dry Heat

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What happens in an always warm world when it doesn’t rain for an unusual amount of time?

snow in the Diablo range

Was That A Cold Winter? Not Entirely.

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Why was it so cold this winter? Temperatures this February in the Bay Area were colder than we’ve been accustomed to as of late, and this will go down as the coolest February in 30 years for some locations. But … Read more